Walking through the Old City I came across 2 soldiers harrassing a young boy
Walking through the Old City I came across 2 soldiers harrassing a young boy carrying school books. I asked them to stop pushing him and of course I forgot to mention the first thing I do in Palestine is buy my FREE PALESTINE T SHIRT. Of course I bought it.
So there I am asking the soldiers not to be so abusive and some of the Palestinians are shouting look, look at the T SHIRT. FREE PALESTINE. THANK YOU, THANK YOU.
As anybody who has been with me knows, I cannot walk away from things like this, it is simply WRONG.
So the soldiers started shouting at me to stop, so I started stopping bystanders, Internationals by saying to them ‘THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS HERE IF YOU ARE PALESTINIAN. IT ALL GOES BY RELIGION AND WHAT ONE YOU ARE HOW YOU ARE TREATED BY THE ARMY.
By this time there was a massive crowd surrounding the soldiers and they let the boy go. They came towards me at the back of the bystanders by now and yes i was SO BRAVE.
I DONE A RUNNER DOWN THE OLD CITY AWAY FROM THEM AS FAST AS I COULD.
Only a few hours ago I was thinking how boring today would be.